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Ethnicity and the dementias, edited by Gwen Yeo, Linda A. Gerdner, Dolores Gallagher-Thompson

This book offers invaluable background information on the topic of ethnic and racial issues in Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. It also examines how those suffering from dementia and their family members respond or adapt to the challenges that follow
Table Of Contents
Incidence and prevalence of dementia in U. S. race and ethnic populations -- Risk factors for dementia among race and ethnic populations in the United States -- Assessment of cognitive Impairment, alzheimer's disease, and other forms of dementia -- Dementia assessment in African Americans -- Dementia assessment in American Indians -- Dementia assessment in Asian Americans -- Dementia assessment in Latino Americans -- Treatment and management of dementia in the context of family care -- Working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender families -- Working with African American families -- Working with American Indian and Alaska native families -- Working with Asian Indian and South Asian American families -- Working with Chinese American families -- Working with Filipino American families -- Working with Hmong American families -- Working with Japanese American families -- Working with Korean American families -- Working with Vietnamese American families -- Working with Cuban American families -- Working with Mexican American families -- Future directions and recommendations
Literary Form
non fiction
Third edition.
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 414 pages)
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

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